The Xbox is giving consumers more gigabytes for their dollar – the Xbox 360 Pro console now comes with triple the storage space of the original 20GB Pro console, but at the same recommended retail price of $499 (RRP*). The new units are shipping into retails stores as of today.

The larger hard drive can be used for storing the growing wealth of digital entertainment available for the console including over 300 Xbox LIVE Arcade games, Xbox Original titles, game content such as maps, new features and content that extends the life of a game.

With three entertainment systems available, the Xbox 360 console lets consumers choose the types of entertainment they want to experience.

The full contents of the three entertainment systems are:

  • Xbox 360 Arcade ($349.00 RRP): Includes the Xbox 360 video game console and entertainment system, wireless controller, composite AV cable, 256Mb memory unit and Xbox LIVE 5 game compilation disc including Pac Man Championship Edition and UNO.
  • Xbox 360 Pro Console ($499.00 RRP): Includes the Xbox 360 video game console and entertainment system, 60GB hard drive, Xbox 360 headset, component High Definition AV cable and an Ethernet Connectivity Cable. Now with three times the storage of the original Pro console.
  • Xbox 360 Elite ($649.00 RRP): Includes the black Xbox 360 Elite video game and entertainment system, 120GB hard drive, wireless controller, Xbox 360 headset, component HD AV cable, HDMI cable, an Ethernet Connectivity Cable and a complimentary 30-day trial Xbox LIVE Gold membership.